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Mahimahi, Dolphin Fish

Latin Name: Coryphaena hippurus

Tableside Information:

Common Names: Common Dolfin, Dorado, Mahimahi

TABLESIDE - Large Shedded Flakes with a moderate "Ocean" Flavor.
Very Moist, Flakey, Complex, Rich

Food Information:

THE FISHERY - Direct Florida Distribution allows to supply the country and Caribbean with the freshest Southern Atlantic Species. Overnight opportunities can bring South Beach to your Guests.

THE FISH - One of the Most Recognized species in food-fish. The Mahi has a long history of gracing many menus all over the world. This is one of the most versatile culinary components in the kitchen. Mahi has an innate ability to hold moisture in high heat cooking methods, stand up to bold flavors, and yield to subtle techniques. Blacken with "Big" Sets or Sous Vide with Simple Light Aromatics, this fish is a "One size fits all" species.
Broil, Poach, Sear, Grill, Smoke, BBQ, Blacken, Char, Ceviche...etc 

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Year Round

Range & Habitat:

South Atlantic & Caribbean


Florida & Caribbean


SFS Partnership

Harvest Method:

Hook & Line